Liberal Arts Career Services
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Breakthrough Austin Summer Teacher Intern - Application Deadline

Mon, February 25, 2013

Breakthrough Austin creates first-generation college graduates. The program admits students in middle school and makes a long-term commitment to helping them graduate from high school and college by providing academic summer programs, individualized academic support and enrichment and college-prep activities for students and families. Breakthrough Austin operates two summer sites: one for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at a campus in Manor Independent School District and one for rising 7th, 8th, and 9th graders at the University of Texas at Austin. Breakthrough seeks enthusiastic, creative, and successful high school and college students to teach and mentor during our academic summer sessions. Under the guidance of seasoned teaching professionals, high school and college students will teach English, math, social studies, or science to classes of eight to ten students. Teachers will also serve on committees, lead study skills lessons, and design Explorations (electives) classes for their students. All Breakthrough Austin summer teachers are AmeriCorps members for the duration of the program and low cost summer housing is available through a partnership with College Houses, Inc.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:
•Be 17 years or older
•Be enrolled and in good standing at a high school or four-year college or university
•Be a U.S. citizen, or U.S. national or lawful permanent resident of the United States
•Have a commitment to community service and the ability to provide service for the complete program (June –August)

If interested, please see BTT Gateway (Job ID 6751).  To apply please go to You can also reach Abby Ames, Program Coordinator at 512-692-9444 ext. 14 or for more information.  Please apply by 2/25/2013.

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